Luxury Sports Watches – Four Icons That Defined a Genre


The 1970s was a bold new era for watch design. In this episode of Sotheby’s Stories, find out how designers Gerald Genta and Jorg Hysek introduced a new genre of timepiece: the luxury sports watch, and discover the inspiration behind of some of the most iconic watch designs ever produced. The Patek Philippe Nautilus, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, theVacheron Constantin 222 and the IWC Ingenieur have taken their place in the history books and will be highlights of our upcoming sale of Important Watches (12 November | Geneva). Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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